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Ratio of Urine C-Peptide to Creatinine As a Measure of Insulin Secretion

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Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Clinical Laboratory

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McDonald et al correlated the ratio of C-peptide to creatinine in a spot urine specimen with the amount of C-peptide in a 24 hour urine. This can give insights into daily release of insulin. The authors are from Peninsula Medical School and the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust in Exeter, UK.

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